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Hello fellow citizens of the internet! Andrew here. Welcome to today’s edition of web_crawlr

Happy Friday! Our top stories today are about: Why TikTok is obsessed with a beauty queen’s unique scream, a Chipotle customer claiming they got an erroneous email from the company saying they won free food for life, a woman detailing how a delivery driver wouldn’t leave her home, and a look at why Bank of America customers had negative account balances all of a sudden. 

After that, our Senior Culture Editor Tiffany has her “This Week on the Internet” column and shares with you her pick for meme of the week

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— A.W. 


⚡ Today’s top stories

📱 SOCIAL MEDIA 
TikTok is obsessed with this French beauty queen’s unique scream

This bizarre moment from the 2018 Miss Universe pageant is suddenly all over TikTok.

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🌯 FAIL
Customer receives faulty email announcing she won free Chipotle for a year

A Chipotle customer received an erroneous emailinforming her that she had won free Chipotle for life, but was later told the message was incorrectly sent to her.

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🍕 WTF
‘I would freak out’: Woman says Domino’s delivery driver left her ‘scared’ after refusing to leave her home

A woman went viral for detailing how a Domino’s delivery driver left her “scared” because he refused to leave her home

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💸 YIKES 
Why Bank of America users woke up to negative balances in their accounts

Users took to Twitter to voice their frustrations over money vanishing from their accounts.

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🗣️ This Week on the Internet

By Tiffany Kelly

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In each edition of web_crawlr we have exclusive original content every day. On Fridays our Senior Culture Editor Tiffany Kelly recaps the most pressing online discourse of the week in her “This Week On The Internet” column.  If you want to read columns like this before everyone else, subscribe to web_crawlr to get your daily scoop of internet culture delivered straight to you inbox.


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🕸️ Crawling the web

Here is what else is happening across the ‘net.

🌮 As prices continue to rise due to inflation, a viral video has captured a hilarious moment when a Taco Bell customer was shocked to see their drive-thru order appear to be over $866

🛒 Yet another TikToker has taken to the platform to share their frustrations with Instacart after having issues with her order.

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🍕 Sometimes, online orders don’t go according to plan. That’s what one DoorDash customer learned after placing a recent order for three pizzas from convenience store chain Casey’s.

🍎 An Applebee’s server went viral for returning the favor after calling out her co-worker who made a TikTok about her.

🍞 A customer determined that you don’t have to settle for what they call “hard brick bread” when ordering a sandwich at Publix, sharing a sandwich hack in a now-viral video.

🥤 In a clip that has garnered over 411,000 views, a TikToker demonstrates that the kids-sized milkshake at Denny’s is identical in size to the regular size by pouring the regular sized drink into the plastic kids cup.

📍 Parents use these top GPS trackers to help them keep a virtual eye on their kids, even when they’re far away. But should they?

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📅 Meme of the Week

Pedro Pascal: the ultimate TV dad

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*First Published: Jan 20, 2023, 10:30 am CST

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Andrew Wyrich is the newsletter editor at the Daily Dot. He previously served as the deputy tech editor. Andrew has written for USA Today, NorthJersey.com, and other newspapers and websites. His work has been recognized by the Society of the Silurians, Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE), and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).





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